Stay Cool

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The Roots are an American Grammy Award-winning hip hop/neo soul band formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They are known for a jazzy, eclectic approach to hip hop which includes live instrumentals.Malik B., Leonard "Hub" Hubba… more »

Bass for your face, highs for your eyes
Don't blink, Black Ink has arrived, all rise Rudebwoys keep dem thing at your side, be alright Muh'fuckers Philly we up in here, we all live
I'm puffin this Cohiba mami coolin' her heels All she ever seem to do is play it cool f'real
She be pushin', pop vessel, and her shoes is ill
But her hand, keep slippin on the woodgrain wheel
But it's cool, we never slippin' when there's moves to make Especially when what we talkin' ain't ya usual cake
I pump bass for y'all bathin' apes, to get charged Nah, I'm not a dealer, I'm a poet at large We in the wind with the roof back, lettin' the breeze hit us
The bathrobe on with sweatpants and slippers Comin' to pay a visit to whoever on the hit list
Some of y'all been tryin' for years, you'll never get this fool
 Check it out (stay cool) stay cool daddy (stay cool)
Stay cool ma (hey, hey) c'mon
(Stay cool motherfuckers y'all know the rules)
(Hey, stay cool, stay cool) There it is (Yeah hah hah, stay cool)

Hip-Hop my main bitch, I got a few on the side
The game stitched y'all I'm doin' my job
Go up against enormous odds
Wouldn't break a sweat, money make her bet Funny son you threat, well I ain't shakin' yet
Twenty-fo'/sev' chillin', tougher than penicillin From the block where the crooked cops killin' like a villain Children, in the hood gettin' rocked by they buildings And brothers, 'cross the board gettin' knocked by the millions The stress, got me ignitin' the potent marijuana leaf
Tryin' to play it cooler than a polar bear colony You feel the music know I'm over there probably Pimpin on the same system that forever shorted me
I got the soul of a young Sam Cooke when I spit
It make you want to make a new dance up
It's all to the good shorty 'gwan do that stuff It's not another sound system rockin steady as us
And it's cool

(Stay cool) yeah (stay cool) stay cool ha
(Hey, hey) check it out, and just
(Stay cool motherfuckers y'all know the rules) yeah
(Hey, stay cool, stay cool)
(Yeah hah hah, stay cool)

Yeah, when I'm crusin' in my vehicle, the chase harass me
They never ride past me, they really comin' at me right They want to know where the drugs guns and cash be Probably want to get me to run, so they can blast me
Just, blast me in your box, play my shit
I know it's crowded at the top, cause I'm on the tip
And that's as high up at the top, as a brother could get
And how I do it make a lot of muh'fuckers upset But it's fine, re-gizzlin' I'm back for mine
In case y'all gettin' tired of the same ol' shine And I'm calm, calculated and perfectly aligned
The way I'm operatin' what is a surgery of rhyme It's not a thang when I lower the gradient lens frames I'm cooler than Clyde Stubblefield, drummer for James Hip-Hop is out of Hustleville, comin' for change I exercise 'til a muscle build, breakin' the chains And I'm cool

(Stay cool) (stay cool) (hey, hey)
(Stay cool motherfuckers y'all know the rules)
(Hey, stay cool, stay cool)
(Yeah hah hah, stay cool)


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